Among endorsees are former chair of the Federal Reserve, two former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers, two Nobel laureates FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2019 CONTACT: Erica Handloff, 202-746-5747 firstname.lastname@example.org Washington — Today, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth announced 58 economists and other social scientists—including two Nobel laureates, two former chairs of […]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2019 CONTACT: Erica Handloff, 202-545-3354 email@example.com WASHINGTON – Today, at its Vision 2020 conference, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth announced that in January, it will release a compilation of 20 innovative, evidence-based, and concrete ideas to shape the 2020 policy debate. Several of the contributors to the essay collection […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2019 CONTACT: Elena Waskey, 202-545-3357 firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth today announced that Claudia Sahm will join the organization in November as its new director of macroeconomic policy. She is currently a section chief at the Federal Reserve Board. “As a member of our research advisory […]
The Congressional Joint Economic Committee today is holding the first-ever hearing to discuss new proposals to measure who prospers when the U.S. economy grows, an acknowledgement that Gross Domestic Product growth is no longer a sufficient measure for understanding the health of our economy. Congress has already taken a number of actions to press the […]
30,000-person survey found women, people of color among hardest hit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2019 AT 5:00 AM CONTACT: Giovanni Rocco, 202-753-6521 email@example.com Washington, D.C. – New research released today by The Shift Project at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at the University of California, Berkeley offers unprecedented insight into the […]
Author: Heather Boushey Washington, D.C. – Ahead of the fourth Democratic primary presidential debate, Dr. Heather Boushey, president and CEO of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth; Chris Hughes, co-chair of the Economic Security Project; Michael Linden, executive director of the Groundwork Collaborative; and Dr. Felicia Wong, president and CEO of the Roosevelt Institute—released the […]
Research will focus on how state-level policies have affected labor market participation, health outcomes Washington, D.C. – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth announced today that it will award $225,800 to two research teams to explore the effects of state-level paid family and medical leave policies on labor market participation and drug-related outcomes. “The topics […]
New research will focus on inequality’s effects on human capital, tax policy, market concentration, and the labor market Washington, D.C. – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth announced today that it will award more than $1 million across nearly 30 grants to economists and social scientists investigating whether and how economic inequality affects economic growth […]
Data underscore the need for changes to how GDP is measured FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2019 Contact: Erica Handloff, 202-545-3354 or firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth released new data this morning revealing how the economy performed for Americans up and down the income ladder in 2015 and 2016. The new […]
Herbert Sandler, whose death we deeply mourn, never had a title at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. But this organization, with its mission of advancing evidence-backed ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth, would not exist without the support and leadership of Herb and the Sandler Foundation. In 2014, Equitable […]